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>> chavez supporters turn out in caracas with the venezuelan national assembly discussing the president's health crisis. the government insists hugo chavez will continue to lead even if he's too ill to be sworn in next week. we'll have the very latest live from caracas. you're watching al-jazeera live from london. also coming up, foreign forces on guard as rebels in the central african republic paint another town. shots are fired as rioters confront police in northern ireland and making the desert grow, technology helping israeli farmers turn saltwater into harvest gold. thank you for joining us. venezuela has re-elected diosdado cabello. some opposition politicians say power should pass to cabello if chavez is too ill to take the oath of office. ministers remain adamant machavez will not be replaced. >> this is clear leadership by chavez who is so responsible, we've studied the worst-case scenarios. we have a president who has been elected from 2013 to 2019 and has been re-elected and that term will be fulfilled. >> the vice president insists the supreme court can swear i
delayed the inauguration of cancer-stricken president hugo chavez. >> this is essentially a power play. behind that secrecy there is nothing but an attempt to ensure the continuity of the regime regardless of president chavez's presence. >> woodruff: and with five oscar nominations, we examine the controversy surrounding one of the most talked about new films yet to see a nationwide release; "zero dark thirty," about the hunt for osama bin laden. >> brown: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: ♪ ♪ moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: as unemployment, growth and budget concerns continue, the man who will
for a president who has not been seen in weeks. pro-shaba's demonstrations. -- pro-chavez demonstrations. more than 100 people died in pakistan in a day of violence. in the capital of pakistan's province, more than 19 people killed in an explosion. of least 25 people died in the valley with a bomb exploded. these people gathered to see our religious leaders the. in karachi, nine people were shot dead in seven incidents. >> just a few of many of the victims and distraught relatives after one of the deadliest attacks in years. two bombs went off, starting a snooker club. police say the first explosion was set off by a suicide bomber. people rushed to the scene to help but were hit by a second blast. security officers, a journalist, and rescue workers were killed. >> as we got to the scene, rescue workers were moving people. suddenly there was another blast, and we were unable to get anything because of the darkness. everyone was scattered, and the wounded were crying and lying on the floor here and there. >> the paramilitary force were targeted in another attack. this shows the force of the blas
: we turn now to venezuela, where president hugo chavez was supposed to be inaugurated for a new term today but was instead out of the country. ray suarez has more on the reason for and controversy surrounding his absence and the future of his political movement. >> reporter: thousands of supporters descended on the presidential palace in the venezuelan capital, caracas, today, chanting and waving flags in a show of support for their ailing, absent president. venezuela is a country of 29 million people, an oil exporter subsidizing energy-hungry poor countries, like cuba and haiti. and it sends 800,000 barrels of oil a day to the u.s.-- its number one customer. president hugo chavez has led the nation for 14 years. his third term expires today. he won re-election in october and was supposed to be sworn in again today for another six years, as the constitution requires. but chavez suffers from aggressive, reoccurring cancer, hasn't been seen in public in a month and was too sick to return to venezuela from medical treatment in cuba. >> the illness of the president has been treated like
ireland. >> still ahead on al jazeera, a show of support for hugo chavez. he is reelected to lead the national assembly. >> most of what was in stock is now destroyed. >> farmers have damaged crops and mounting debt in sri lanka. >> welcome back. if you have travel plans toward turkey, it will be extremely snowy the next several days. look at all the white encompassing most of turkey. that will be snow. especially to the north, we expect to see a mid-40's centimeters of snow falling in the next two days. that will cause trouble the latest -- that will cause trouble -- that will cause travel delays. the rain in london is at bay. paris will have more sunshine. the temperature in london will be nine degrees. along the northern coast of egypt, we saw rain pushing through the last couple days. it is going to the east. israel has seen over 80 millimeters of rain in 24 hours. the rain will continue. we're talking about parts of lebanon and syria seeing heavy rain. snow be a problem in the higher elevations. benghazi, 18 degrees. tripoli, 17 degrees. i want to take youthursday at 9. >> th
. also coming up, political uncertainty in venezuela. it is confirmed hugo chavez will not be sworn in on thursday. the president of the central african republic tells al jazeera the rebels have been backed by foreign powers. it is called the dream liner. now it is more of a nightmare for boeing. we will tell you why. about 1 million people inside syria are getting hungry because you win agencies cannot get food aid in side. the food organization is handing out rations to one and a half million people. it leaves many who are desperately in need without food. the un says more than 60,000 people have been killed in the uprising that began in march of 2011. the u.n. refugee agency says nearly 100,000 refugees have escaped violence in syria in the last month alone, and there are more than 590,000 refugees, up from before. many of those people have escaped the jordan camp, where winter storms are making already difficult conditions worse. tents have been flooded. many people are stranded, and a big snowstorm is expected to hit very soon. >> the weather is so cold. they tell us if they gi
for a political crisis after the country's parliament voted to postpone hugo chavez's nomination -- inauguration. he is recovering from cancer surgery. more from caracas. >> the confirmation came. the president of the legislative body read a letter by vice- president maduro, saying based on the recommendation of his medical team, hugo chavez will not be able to attend his inauguration thursday. >> because of this, we invoke article 231 of the constitution of the as well as -- venezuela. thank you in -- at a time for the attention you pay to this community. long live chavez. >> people and places like this one are not giving up on chavez, but there is a growing resignation they may not see him back for a while. that is precisely the wary of those who uphold -- oppose the government. they claim they authorities are not telling the people the whole truth about the president's health. there will be no inauguration on thursday, but the government has called on chavis' supporters to rally next to the presidential palace. and officials insist the chavez swearing in can be delayed after the president has
republic take yet another town. the venezuelan government says president chavez could begin another term even if he is too ill to be sworn in. despite what you see, these are fished out of water. they are living in the israeli desert. he was killed by a mob, allegedly for desecrating the koran. him was in police custody when angry villagers drag him from his cell, beat him to death, and set his body on fire. police in pakistan are still trying to find out who he was. we went to the province where it happened. warnings, there are images in this report, you may find disturbing. this man was taken from the police station in pakistan. he was murdered for allegedly desecrating the koran. >> police officials describe hundreds of villagers came to the police station. they took the man from behind these bars. they took him to the second floor, dropped his body, and set him on fire. >> seven police officials have been suspended since the killing last month. they were not able to protect a man into custody and did not even have a name for him. they say the mob overpowered them after storming the p
decided to postpone the inauguration of ailing president hugo chavez. the president had surgery last month for recurrence of cancer. officials say a respiratory infection will keep him hospitalized for some time. vice president maduro says chavez can be sworn in by a later date by the supreme court. january 10th is the deadline. chavez has appeals to venezuelan to back maduro as successor if he cannot continue as president and a new election is called. >>> prime minister shinno abe has -- the council on economic and fiscal policy is one of his two key pillars of his economic plan, along with a new task force to revive the economy. he chaired the first session of the council which reopened on wednesday after over three years of suspension. the financial minister, and bank of japan governor and four specialists from the private sector also took part. >> translator: in this panel we will discuss key policy matters to revitalize the japanese economy. i hope the members will draw up an outline of the government's economic and fiscal policies by the middle of this year. >>> as a first step to re
ruling to delay the president's inauguration. the decision puts off the ceremony until hugo chavez is well enough to attend. chavez is still in cuba, following his fourth operation for cancer. u.s. vice president joe biden says the white house is prepared to use executive orders as well as legislation to tighten gun control. he is holding talks with pro and anti-gun groups on the issue. 48 iranians held by opposition fighters were released in return for over 2000 government prisoners. a sri lankan housemaid has been beheaded for a crime she was accused of committing went to 17 years old. this is the passport she used to enter saudi arabia in 2005. it gives her date of birth as 1982, but her actual versus the fed said she was born -- she was actually six years younger, meaning she would only have been 17 years old when an infant died in her care. the ministry of external affairs said the president and the government deplored the execution of the girl, despite all efforts at the highest level of the government and the outcry of the people locally and internationally over the death se
's good to see her smile. >>> venezuelan officials say that president chavez has severe respiratory infection that he's struggling to breathe now. he's in cuba. that's where he had cancer surgery last month. now, he was just re-elected in october for a third term, but now the venezuelans are wondering whether or not he will actually live to take the oath. our raphael romo has the story mplt. >> reporter: the medical condition of president hugo chavez recovering from cancer surgery in cuba is more serious than previously thought according to a top venezuelan official. >> translator: after the delicate surgery on december 11th, chavez faced complications as a consequence of a severe pulmonary infection. it requires him to strictly follow medical treatment. >> reporter: meanwhile venezuela is steaming are speculation. >> translator: sometimes it looks as if the president is well and other times not so much. honestly, we don't know what to believe. everyone is living in incertainty. >> reporter: the president left his country on september 10th for cancer surgery in cuba. he hasn't been
's president hugo chavez, reportedly battling a severe lung infection. some venezuelans are worried about his condition and it may be worse than officials are letting on. >>> plus a new year and a new gaffe from vice president joe biden. the latest and afternoon swearing in ceremony for new senators. we'll have the audio will you not believe. plus this. >> this sure is a crazy way to draw attention. >> who won't notice a hot model in body paint. >> she stands out like a not new.co. >> they get you noticed. >> super ads getting super racy. this year you'll see a twist. "newsroom" starts right now. >> good morning, i'm victor blackwell sitting in for carol costello. we begin with the pulse of the economy. minutes ago the feds released the latest jobs numbers, 155,000 jobs were created in december, not enough to push down the unemployment rate from its revised level of 7.8%. now we're covering all of the angles from the politics to the ripple effect. let's start with christine romans and what the numbers mean. so 155,000 new jobs, christine, that's up a bit from november, but still pretty averag
. the inauguration of ailing venezuelan president chavez originally set to take place on thursday is fueling a growing political dispute in the country. the government is now saying the ceremony is a mere formality and can be postponed, but venezuela 's opposition says it is planning to challenge the matter at the supreme court. chavez is currently in cuba suffering complications following cancer surgery. >> rebels in the democratic republic of congo have declared a unilateral cease-fire ahead of a second round of peace talks with the government. the move has boosted hopes for a negotiated end to their nine- month-old mobile. insurgents agreed to pull out of the eastern city of goma last month. >> india has accused pakistan of killing two of its soldiers near their disputed border in kashmir. india has described it as a provocative action and said the two soldiers were killed in a firefight with pakistani forces who entered indian territory. on monday, pakistan claimed indian forces had raided one of its checkpoints. >> returning to australia now where firefighters are facing a tough night a
take-home pay may be less than previously thought. melissa: president hugo chavez to be sworn in their reports are swirling he may be losing his battle with cancer. now it is time for stocks with nicole petallides at new york stock exchange with the jobs report. >> it looks good. holding above 13,000 ford -- 30,400 with the dow jones industrial average. obviously what a nice run. kicking off 2013 beautifully. helping the 401k to soar. do not get ahead of ourselves but it is now better than expected. but it is the right direction. look at some names of the banking index morgan stanley and goldman sachs are pulling back but they did upgrade city group and with the housing we band of -- route rebound and over a deutsche bank we have seen them do well today. they are up 45% each. lori: said job numbers are in job creation was in line with expectation the revision has the country holding steady. they actually revised the unemployment rate. now let's go to washington with peter barnes. and yesterday's adp report set the bar to high. >> i heard that from some analysts today coming in
that the situation surrounding their president hugo chavez is becoming quite serious. a lung infection is not so under control and it is now severe and used the term respiratory insufficiency. he is being treated in cuba where he went december 10 for cancer surgery. he is to be sworn in for a second term in office in just six days so that part is looky somewhat iffy. jill dougherty is live with us at the state department. those are reports that sound pretty dire. has it taken a while to get this information even out to the people of venezuela? >> there are people in venezuela who say they are not being told the full truth. if you read what the government people are saying and also just general information it looks pretty bad. i mean, mr. chavez has been treated for cancer for at least two years and now the prognosis does not look good. and that is what is bringing his possible imminent demise but also the confusion because he is not in venezuela. he is in cuba as you noted. that makes it really complicated to get sworn in again. and so that is a problem. and then you add on to this kind of odd q
the day that hugo chavez was sworn in as the venezuelan president. his supporters took to the streets of the capital, and the controversial figure has led the oil-rich company since 1999. he remains in hospital after having cancer surgery. >> he said his absence would promote a constitutional crisis, a power vacuum. this was their response. legions of supporters converged to declare that he was there. for he is the people, and they are him. >> the message is that whatever is happening, the revolution is alive and well. and here to stay. >> this is where his power lies in the shantytown. he has spent the oil wealth on welfare, health care, housing. they love him for it. there is something religious in the devotion he inspires. i have a lot to thank him for, she told me. the president gave me an apartment. he swept to power 14 years ago promising a socialist revolution and offering himself as a global alternative to capitalism. he challenged u.s. power and made friends with enemies. among the educated middle class, he is profoundly unpopular, hated by many and even feared. that oncologi
. a quick look at other news from around the world. president chavez will not be attending this thursday's story in of his third term. he will miss the ceremony because of ill health. he has been receiving medical care for cancer in cuba and he has not been heard of -- from since his fourth round of surgery which was on december 11. condoleezza rebels have declared a unilateral cease-fire in hopes of an end to nine months of revolt. the rebels had agreed to pull out of the east city in december. they announced a cease-fire ahead of a second round of negotiations with president kabila's government. the indian army said a patrol had come under fire. pakistan has denied the accusations. it accused indian troops of killing a pakistani soldier in a cross border attack. chinese citizens have been demonstrating in the southern city protesting against press censorship. the "southern weekly" went on strike because they say beneficial change their reform message. political leaders in northern ireland have warned of consequences unless a peaceful solution has been reached. the decision to stop flyi
. that whole story. paul callan, nice to see you. thank you very much. >>> hugo chavez is supposed to be sworn in to his fourth term this thursday, but the controversial leader is still in cuba, "fighting for his health." we're taking a look at that and all the dates you need to know about in the coming week. >>> time now to get you ready for the week ahead. first of all, on monday, a lot of people talking about aurora, colorado, and james holmes. he is the man accused of opening fire in a crowded aurora, colorado, movie theater. he is charged with killing 12 people and wounding dozens more. >>> also on monday, a lot of focus on hillary clinton. as soon as tomorrow, the secretary of state could be back at work. as you recall, doctors discharged her from the hospital last week after getting treated for that blood clot that was found in her brain. she is expected to be at work some time this week. we're not sure if it will be tomorrow or not. >>> on thursday, hugo chavez will be making news. he is supposed to be inaugurated to his first term but casting some doubt on whether or not he's actually
security at a los angeles elementary school pays off just a day after it started. officer daniel chavez heard gunshots and then saw an armed man running down the street as classes were letting out for the day. he arrested him just outside the school. >> i was thinking about the children that i had in my background, and all the kids on the playground, these are the children that i see on a daily basis outside, waiving to them as i drive down the street. they know me as officer kh chavez as they come to school every day. martha: the increased police presence is part after program. deployed cops to every elementary school in los angeles at least once a day the program was launched in response to newtown, connecticut and the school shooting that happened there. bill: we've sheen a steady increase in firearm background checks over the past two years. from 2012 a record 19.5 million backed checks up 19% from the previous year. tpwraoeus a twice as many pw-bgmany backed checks than last year. tennessee saw the highest increases in gun background checks with nearly 92,000 in the month of decemb
of the national assembly should chavez fail to be sworn in. new york governor andrew cuomo is reportedly preparing to unveil what is being described as one of the toughest gun control laws in the country. it reportedly includes new restrictions on assault weapons, harsher sentences for gun claims. gabrielle giffords of arizona has announced a new initiative to take on gun violence. she suffered major head injuries and nearly lost to life in the tucson shooting rampage that killed six people in 2011. on tuesday, the two-year anniversary of her shooting, she and her husband announced a new group called americans for responsible solutions, which they said will raise the funds necessary to balance the influence of the gun lobby. they said that in the aftermath of the newtown massacre in connecticut -- the insurance giant american international group, for aig, is sparking outrage over reports it is considering joining a shareholders' lawsuit against the u.s. government. they add to's board is said to be weighing whether to join former ceo greenberg in accusing the u.s. government of shortchanging inves
sign of listening. >> today should have been the day that hugo chavez was sworn in as the venezuelan president. his supporters took to the streets of the capital and the controversial figure has led the oil-rich company since 1999. he remains in hospital after having cancer surgery. >> he said his absence would promote a constitutional crisis a power vacuum. this was their response. legions of supporters converged to declare that he was there. for he is the people, and they are him. >> the message is that whatever is happening the revolution is alive and well. and here to stay. >> this is where his power lies in the shantytown. he has spent the oil wealth on welfare, health care, housing. they love him for it. there is something religious in the devotion he inspires. i have a lot to thank him for she told me. the president gave me an apartment. he swept to power 14 years ago promising a socialist revolution and offering himself as a global alternative to capitalism. he challenged u.s. power and made friends with enemies. among the educated middle class, he is profoundly unpopular hat
in hysterics. >> if he does executives, he is becoming more like hugo chavez all the time. it will be your papers, please, like nazi germany. >> of course, it shouldn't be surprising to see all the right wing hair on fire. before president obama was reelected, the gun lobby told conservatives what to expect in a second term. >> all that first term lip service to gunowners is just part of a massive obama conspiracy to deceive voters and hide his true intentions to destroy the second amendment during his second term. >> according to the national rifle association, any attempt to achieve common sense gun legislation is a conspiracy to take away all guns. unfortunately, should i say fortunately, the common sense side of the debate is not backing around this time around. senate majority leader harry reid is on the move. he has a history of gun rights advocacy. but a close adviser to the senator said this about harry reid, he is in a different place than he was in 2010. reid is in a position to make a true difference when it comes to passing new gun laws in this country. new york governor andrew
period last year. >>> venezuela's supreme court says hugo chavez can delay his gnawing race. -- inauguration. he was scheduled to take the oath for his fourth term as president tomorrow but he remains in havana, cuba. he is sufficient iring severe health complications following his fourth cancer-related surgery last month. >>> transcanada the builder of the keystone pipeline, is announcing plans for a $5 billion natural gas pipeline. it will extend to western canada to a liquified gas terminal on the pacific coast. it is expected to be operating in the year 2018 pending approval from the regulators. melissa: coming up, apple is reportedly building a lower end iphone. isn't that just like the iphone 4? i'm sort of kidding, i'm sort of not. we'll talk about what this may mean for the smartphone market. >>> plus one of monopoly's iconic game pieces is about to get the boot. how players can help decide which one will no longer pass go to replacements are awesome. do you ever have too much monopoly money? ♪ >> everybody wants to know what i'm on. what am i on? i'm on my bike, b
to havana in a few hours to see chavez. chavez missed his will inauguration ceremony yesterday. he's having treatment for cancer. one of the big mysteries of this is nobody really knows exactly what sort of cancer, exactly what the condition of his health is. so it's interesting that the vp is going over to see him at the moment. there's been several other latin american leaders popping in over the last day or so, as well. keeping an eye on that. >>> all right. not all mummies are kings or queens of egypt. there is a rare collection touring america. we'll talk to the producer when we come back. dysfunction - you know,that could be a question of blood flow. cialis tadalafil for daily use helps you be ready anytime the moment's right. you can be more confident in your ability to be ready. and the same cialis is the only daily ed tablet approved to treat ed and symptoms of bph, like needing to go frequently or urgently. tell your doctor about all your medical conditions and medications, and ask if your heart is healthy enough for sexual activity. do not take cialis if you take nitrates for che
a house. still don't have a word on injuries. other stories. hugo chavez is battling what is called a severe lung infection. the infection could be very serious because chavez's immune system is weakened from cancer. the president has been hospitalized in cuba since undergoing cancer surgery more than three weeks ago. >>> and an amazing story of recovery coming out of london three months after being attacked by taliban gun men malala is being discharged. she was shot in the head for speaking out advocating education for pakistani girls. the 15-year-old now an international symbol of courage. an amazing story of recovery there. >>> his term in the house is over but barney frank could be back on capitol hill. the lawmaker told msnbc he asked to be appointed as a temporary senator if john kerry becomes secretary of state. frank says he wants to be a part of the looming battle over the debt ceiling but says he has no interest in running for the position permanently. >>> let's see if you can spot the difference between the two photos. one of the photos released by nancy pelosi's office a
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